Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A member of a Caribbean Indian people inhabiting the Lesser Antilles.
  • n. The language of the Calinago.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Spanish calinago, alteration of karinako, from Carib kari'na-ko, Caribs : kari'na, Carib + -ko, variant of -koŋ, pl. suffix.

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